The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one
that heralds new discoveries, is not “ Eureka !
(I found it!)” but rather, "hmm.... that's
illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot
read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and
It is the goal of the Mathematics and Science departments
of Deer Park ISD to instill in all students
the knowledge and skills enumerated by the
state of Texas in the TEKS. In order to achieve
this goal, teachers and students will engage
in both concrete and abstract learning activities
and will apply mathematical and scientific
topics in the context of real-world situations.
Of equal importance is ensuring that all students
become life-long learners, a necessity for
success in the 21 st Century. For our children,
learning to speak the language of mathematics
and science with confidence is now as fundamental
as learning to read.